Palestinian President to arrive Dhaka Wednesday
January 31st, 2017 at 12:44 pm
Palestinian President to arrive Dhaka Wednesday

Dhaka-Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on a three-day official visit to Bangladesh on Wednesday, said officials.

He will be visiting Bangladesh at the invitation of President Abdul Hamid, according to a handout of foreign ministry.

Abbas will meet his Bangladeshi counterpart Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and some senior political leaders during the visit

The Palestinian president will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Riad Al Maliki, Chief Justice Mahmud Al-Habbash, President’s Spokesman Aburudainah, Advisor for Diplomatic Affairs and International Relations Majdi Al-Khalidi and some other civil and military officials.

Palestinian President would exchange views on different bilateral, regional and international issues.

A memorandum of Understanding is likely to be signed between two countries on the formation of ministerial-level joint-commission, the release said.

The Palestinian President will pay tribute to the martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War by placing wreath at Savar Mausoleum, said the statement.

He will also place wreath at the portrait of Bangladesh’s independence architect Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in front of the Bangabandhu Museum of Dhanmondi.

Abbas will wrap up his three-day visit to Bangladesh on February 3.